County’s COVID hospitalization count drops further

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - COVID-positive hospitalizations in Riverside County declined further today, and the overall case count barely budged, but an additional 20 virus-related deaths were confirmed. According to the Riverside University Health System, patients in hospitals countywide diagnosed with coronavirus currently number 175, compared to 187 on Thursday. That number includes 37 COVID-positive intensive care unit patients, unchanged from a day ago. The aggregate number of COVID-19 cases recorded since the public health documentation period began in March 2020 is 292,967, up 150 from Thursday. The count has risen less than 700 for the entire week, according to RUHS figures. A total of 4,117 deaths from coronavirus-related complications have been recorded in the last 12 months. The
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